The Autobiography of a Nation : The 1951 Festival of Britain Paperback / softback
Part of the Studies in Design and Material Culture series
The first full-length study on the 1951 Festival of Britain.
An examination of how Britain and Britishness were portrayed in the 1951's Festival's exhibitions and events.
Covers the Festival's history and historiography, its purpose, its representations of the future and the past, the role of London and the 'local', the British Empire and finally its legacy. -- .
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations, black & white
- Publisher: Manchester University Press
- Publication Date: 27/03/2003
- Category: Pageants, parades, festivals
- ISBN: 9780719060601